Notify you when your job terminates abnormally.
Sample subject line
PBS JOB 944666.oak-batch.osc.edu
root <email@example.com> (Oakley)
root <firstname.lastname@example.org> (Glenn)
Sent under these circumstances
These are fully automated emails send by the batch system.
Some reasons a job might terminate abnormally:
- The job exceeded its allotted walltime, memory, virtual memory, or other limited resource. More information is available in your job log file, e.g., jobname.o123456.
- An unexpected system problem caused your job to fail.
To turn off the emails
There is no way to turn them off at this time.
To prevent these problems
For advice on monitoring and controlling resource usage, see Monitoring and Managing Your Job.
There’s not much you can do about system failures, which fortunately are rare.
Under some circumstances you can retrieve your job output log if your job aborts due to a system failure. Contact email@example.com for assistance.